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Bridgman, Jabez Delano

Age: 34, credited to Rockingham, VT
Unit(s): 16th VT INF
Service: comn Adjutant, 16th VT INF, 9/29/62 (10/12/62), resgd 1/12/63

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Birth: 06/10/1828, Vermont
Death: 04/07/1887

Burial: Immanuel Cemetery, Bellows Falls, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Bob Edwards

Findagrave Memorial #: 0
(There may be a Findagrave Memorial, but we have not recorded it)
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: VHS off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None

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Immanuel Cemetery, Bellows Falls, VT

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Jabez D. Bridgman

HON. JABEZ DELANO BRIDGMAN, was born in Grafton, June 10,1828, and was a son of Dr. B. H. Bridgman. He received an academic education, and when 20 years old entered the office of C.I. Walker and George B. Kellogg of Saxton's River, as a law student, and when one year later Walker and Kellogg dissolved partnership, he accompanied Mr. Walker to Bellows Falls, where he completed his studies, and was admitted to the bar in 1851, about that time Mr. Walker accepted a professorship in a Detroit, Mich. law school, and Mr. Bridgman purchased his library and continued his practice. A few years after he was married to Sarah, daughter of William Conant, of Bellows Falls In 1857-58 he represented the town in the Legislature, and was elected Senator in 1880.

He enlisted in the 16th Vt. Volunteers, was chosen adjutant, but served only a few months, when he resigned and returned to his law practice. He died April 7, 1887. His partner, G.A. Western continues his business.

Hemenway's Historical Gazetteer, 1891, v:506

Courtesy of Deanna French.